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Beltone and Clorox® Team Up to Help Provide a “Safe & Sound” Hearing Care Environment

GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS — As states continue to relax COVID-19 related restrictions, Beltone announced today it will incorporate Clorox® products into its existing cleaning protocols at participating locations in North America to help provide what the company likes to call a “safe & sound” environment for in-person hearing care.  “The health and well-being of our patients is our number…

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Center for Hearing and Communication Celebrates 26th Annual International Noise Awareness Day

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC), a leading nonprofit  hearing health care center in New York that provides comprehensive services to people of all ages who are hard of hearing, deaf or deafblind, today celebrates the 26th Annual International Noise Awareness Day (INAD). Established by CHC in 1996, INAD…

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Starkey’s Livio Edge AI Honored as a 2021 Medical Design Excellence Award Finalist

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey has announced that Livio Edge AI has been chosen as a finalist in the Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Products category in the 2021 Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. Since 1998, the MDEAs have recognized achievements in medical product design and engineering that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility. “At Starkey,…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Sudden Hearing Loss: An Audiologist’s Experiential Perspective

In a new article at the HHTM Journal, Dr. Jerry L. Punch of Michigan State University documents his account of sudden sensorineural hearing loss and experience undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment.   Abstract: The author, a semi-retired audiologist, offers his perspective on a personal episode of unilateral idiopathic sudden hearing loss consisting of a mild-to-severe…

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NIDCD Names Lisa L. Cunningham, Ph.D., as Scientific Director

BETHESDA, MARYLAND — The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has named Lisa L. Cunningham, Ph.D., as the scientific director/director of the Division of Intramural Research. In this role, Dr. Cunningham will oversee the intramural or “in-house” research programs, which have roughly 165 employees…

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hear.com Files IPO Paperwork with SEC to go Public

UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS — Online hearing care provider, hear.com, announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed initial public offering of the common shares of hear.com N.V. The offering “is subject to market conditions, and there can be no assurance as…

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rinri stem cell hearing loss treatment

Rinri Therapeutics Raises £10 million to Advance Stem Cell Therapy Hearing Loss Treatment

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND — Rinri Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing a novel stem cell therapy to restore hearing, today announces that it has raised a total of £10 million (~$14M USD) from existing investors Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund (BIVF), UCB Ventures and BioCity alongside the UK Government Future Fund. The proceeds will support the development of…

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audiology scholarship

The American Academy of Audiology Foundation Extends Deadline for Student Scholarships

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Graduate students earning AuD or PhD degrees in audiology have until May 31 to apply for Empowering Students Scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. The American Academy of Audiology Foundation has extended the original application deadline of April 15 to May 31 to accommodate challenges students may have encountered due to…

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Frequency Therapeutics Expands Clinical Development Team with Appointment of Jeffery T. Lichtenhan, Ph.D.

LEXINGTON, MASSACHUSSETTS — Frequency Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FREQ), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on harnessing the body’s innate biology to repair or reverse damage caused by a broad range of degenerative diseases, has announced the expansion of its clinical development team with the addition of Jeffery T. Lichtenhan, Ph.D., a leading expert in hearing diagnostics…

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Phonak Wins Two Red Dot Awards for Virto Black and Roger On

STAFA, SWITZERLAND – Phonak has announced that it has been honored with two international Red Dot Awards for excellence in product design for its Virto Black hearing aid and Roger On remote microphone. Virto Black, the first custom made, Bluetooth®-connected in-the-ear hearing aid shaped like a modern hearable, received the “Red Dot: Best of the…

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